Amal

Screenings

2018 Season
Basel

Amal is a headstrong teenager growing up in post-revolution Egypt while they’re both undergoing a tremendous change. Within a constant political turmoil, Amal searches for her place, identity and sexuality in a patriarchal society. Amal, whose name literally translates to “hope,” is embarking on a compelling six-year journey from childhood to adulthood. Along the way, she realizes her limited options as a woman living in an Arab police state.

Filmmaker(s): 
Mohamed Siam
Country of Production: 
Egypt
Year: 
2017
83m
Language(s): 
Arabic
Genre: 
Documentary